Our expert says:
Family law expert
The responsibility on a parent to look after a child with a disorder is often a lifelong responsibility. In normal instances the duty of the parent to support a child end at age 18 or once the child becomes self-supporting. However a child with a mental handicap cannot fend for him/herself after the age of 18. I need more facts to advise you properly on this.
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